Charlie Ergen

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    Photos: Meet the Five Richest Coloradans in 2014

    Forbes has just released its annual list of the 400 richest people in America, and five Coloradans made the cut. Who are they and where did they land on Forbes' roster? Count them down below, complete with photos and excerpts from Forbes data and text. For the original post, click here. See also: T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Photos: 300 Blockbusters closing in weeks, no word yet how many in Colorado

    Last August, Governor John Hickenlooper joined Blockbuster President Michael Kelly and other dignitaries to celebrate the relocation of the video firm's headquarters to Douglas County -- a move that came with the company's pledge to bring 150 jobs to Colorado over the next five years. (See photos fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    Governor Hickenlooper cuts the ribbon for Blockbuster's new Colorado headquarters

    Blockbuster, now a subsidy of Dish Network, yesterday officially opened its international headquarters in Colorado -- specifically, at the Meridian International Office Park in Douglas County. The move comes with the possibility of $2.5 million in Job Growth Incentive Tax Credits from the Colorado E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Videos: Top ten commercials you should skip on Dish -- or maybe not

    In a rare interview, Dish Network's Charlie Ergen defends the satellite service's commercial-skipping device. Which made us wonder about the top ten commercials that most deserve to be skipped -- but the question's more complicated than we thought, since many spots on worst-ad lists like this one st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Shall we take up a collection for Colorado's shrinking billionaires?

    Charlie Ergen. Forbes magazine's annual billionaires list is out, and as the Denver Business Journal documents, Colorado's most-moneyed residents are walking around with lighter wallets since September 2008, the last time the mag measured their wealth. Poor Phil Anschutz is down to his last $5 bill ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 4, 1999

    High Wire Acts

    Stephen Keating reads from Cutthroat: High Stakes and Killer Moves on the Electronic Frontier